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Lezyncet 5 MG Tablet 10

Lezyncet 5 MG Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Levocetirizine is an H1 receptor blocker which is most commonly used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. It is also used to treat chronic idiopathic urticaria and perennial allergic rhinitis in adults and children of 6 years of age and older.

    Mode of drug action


    Levocetirizine is an H1 receptor blocker which is most commonly used to alleviate symptoms of allergy. H1 receptors are G-protein coupled receptors that are located on the T cells, B- cells, monocytes and lymphocytes. Stimulation of H1 receptors causes inflammatory effects, vasodilation, headache, bronchoconstriction, hypotension and tachycardia. Levocetirizine is an active enantiomer of cetirizine, it blocks the H1 receptors which are commonly activated by histamine- inflammatory mediator and potent vasodilator. Therefore, levocetirizine is used to relieve the allergic symptoms such as inflammation, runny nose, sneezing, and itching in the patients with allergic rhinitis.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most commonly reported side effects of levocetirizine are drowsiness, dry mouth, nose or throat irritation, sore throat, tiredness, weakness, fever or cough, swelling in the upper and lower limbs, and nosebleed.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Consult the doctor, immediately, if any Lezyncet tablet side effects such as indigestion, abdominal pain, and muscle cramps are experienced.

    • Avoid driving after taking Lezyncet tablet as it causes dizziness.

    • Take Lezyncet drug at bedtime.

    • If there is a history of kidney failure, inform the doctor before using tab Lezyncet.

    • Lezyncet is not recommended for asthma patients.

    • Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before taking Lezyncet tablets.

    • Before taking Lezyncet medicine, inform the doctor about the current health condition.

    What else should I know?

    1. How should I use this medication? Levocetirizine should be taken with or without food preferably after food with a glass of water. It is recommended to take the medication in the evening as levocetirizine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. However, consult your physician before use.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for levocetirizine? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat and sunlight. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. Is levocetirizine a steroid or narcotic? Levocetirizine is an antihistamine medication. It is not a narcotic or steroid.

    4. Is levocetirizine used as a decongestant? Yes. Levocetirizine can be used as a decongestant. It evacuates sinuses, clears nasal airways and stuffy nose.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with levocetirizine? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.

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